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Charlie Taylor comments on Leeds United team tactics

Leeds United player Charlie Taylor has explained the key to him netting twice in recent weeks.

Leeds United defender Charlie Taylor told BBC Radio Leeds he feels there is a very simple reason he’s been able to add goals to his game in the last few weeks.

Taylor has scored in two of the club’s last five games, showing that he’s much more than the tidy left-back who originally came into the team when Stephen Warnock decided to move to Derby County.

“Definitely not, I mean we’re playing further up the pitch where you get more shooting opportunities, but to get a goal in front of travelling fans is something I’ll always savour,” said Taylor.

Credit has to go to Leeds manager Neil Redfearn who has pushed Taylor further forward in a wide position.

Redfearn saw a problem at left midfield and used Taylor to fill it and it’s a gamble that has paid off, showing that Taylor has greater versatility than many would have given him credit for.

The potential problem Redfearn faces is how he fits Aidy White back into the side or how he uses Nicky Ajose down the left hand side next season.

There is also the possibility that a wide player will come into the squad via the transfer market over the summer, providing another option in that area.

Taylor should be aiming to start next season at the very least, at left-back because he has the skillset needed to complement a more experienced winger down the left well, overlapping and getting forward to make the most of the skills he has shown in recent weeks.

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